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2018 Hacking/Riding challenge........ Add your photos and join in open to anyone.

Discussion in 'Hacking' started by Native Lover, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Ohhhh looking good:).
    I love that photo on top of the hill;):D.

    Its misty spitting rain:(:mad:.

    I hope it clears.

    Now today not a Turkey in sight :p:D:p.

    It's not looking good for the trainer to come Friday :(:(:( unless things change.

    Now there is a storm that will become a hurricane and hit the Florida panhandle Wednesday then go across the area hurricane Florence. Decimated then come towards us not as a hurricane thank God
    But a nasty windy rain Thursday evening and Friday :mad::mad::mad:. Bummer.
     
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  2. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    I DID IT !!!

    I finally hacked round the tracks yay :) I went with my friends pony they were both good out for an hour. Cannot wait till Wednesday when we go again.

    YAY
     
  3. Trewsers

    Trewsers Well-Known Member

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    Well I rode Zi yesterday and we had the "funky chicken" walk:phe doesn't do it often, but when he does - well, it's interesting:oops:
    Think it was a combo of the fact he'd spent previous day getting soaked (he hates rain) and he wasn't expecting me to tack him up, think he thought he was having a day off again. But he did settle and I was quite pleased with myself for just laughing and kicking on. Good boy Zi:D
     
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  5. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Lol I'm with Mr Zi

    I dont care for rain either.
     
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  6. Trewsers

    Trewsers Well-Known Member

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    What a good boy again. We had the tractor and thingy that turns barley working right next to the school today plus a DRONE. Zi did two spooks (well sat Mr T) and then settled right down. What a sensible boy. He could have taken advantage (I know a mare who would:oops:) but not him. Lovely lad. So Mr T and Zi rule!!!!!!
     
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  7. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Awesome boy:);):D.
     
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  8. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Sonny
    unmounted 77.50 hrs
    Mounted 16.50 hrs

    Andi unmounted 7.25 hrs

    Did some play this week and pulled out one short pole to try today it worked really well.
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    I tried 4 more saddles 3 seem good that ill ride and see how it goes
    The 4th bridged so its a no go.

    The dressage seemed good and even with a western pad
    and I can change flocking on it.
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    The barrel saddle we have used before so that's good
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    The totally synthetic abetta also seemed good
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    The wintec pro is a no go it bridged so I wont keep it.
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    He was such a good boy loose behind the garage hanging out while I was getting different saddles from the basement!

    I will start to ride them tomorrow and see how they feel.
     
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  9. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    Get ready his week for some happy hacking photos from me and my friends..... we are finally going out hacking off the livery yard a few of us.
     
  10. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Excellent.:):):D:D;);)
     
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  11. Trewsers

    Trewsers Well-Known Member

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    image.jpeg A rare calm day! Bit of mizzle. Mr T n Zi
     
  12. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    Looking good there.
     
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  13. GaryB

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    The weather really played havoc with my riding this weekend. Saturday was supposed to be a SJ clinic but that was cancelled due to 50mph winds (which was just as well as I wouldn't have taken the horsebox out in that anyway). I rode Harvey in the school in the afternoon and he was surprising good considering. I was only going to do flatwork but Harvey was insistent that we do at least one jump so we did :)

    Sunday was supposed to be a fun ride but it was due to rain until mid afternoon and I really didn't fancy paying to get wet, so instead it was a late afternoon local hack with the YO and another livery.

    I have got some flatwork photos, but they aren't sorted out yet :(

    Schooling 30 minutes

    Hacking
    3.5 miles
    50 minutes

    Totals
    Schooling
    20 hours 10 minutes

    Hacking
    376.5 miles
    108 hours 20 minutes
     
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  14. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    Whoooooo hooooio hacked again today lol but wait for it I led the way half way all the way to the end with two completely strange ponies both which has only been on the yard less than a week and one less than 48 hours. She strode out like a proper hacker :)

    We are going again tommorrow even in the rain like today it felt so good that she’s finally found her hacking hooves And was confident to take the lead and March for home :)

    Proud of my little Highland pony and the two cob and riders I went out with, wh both have new ponies and new yard to contend with.... no piccies but soon hopefully.

    ❤️
     
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  15. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Sorry your weekend was not that great I TOTALLY agree on trailering in that wind and then PAYING to get wet..

    Sonny
    unmounted 78.50 hrs
    Mounted 17.25 hrs

    Andi unmounted 7.25 hrs

    Rode with the dressage saddle it seems ok but I think the stirrups felt too short.
    I have not ridden in it in quite some time and that was on
    Andi.
    I ended up trying one hole lower but could not get a photo.
    My husband cut my poles so I got some of that set up yesterday.


    Did get the other 3 out on consignment.
    I feels good to start to clear things I won't use.

    I have more that I'm going to use in the rd pen paddocks.
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    Weather is not cooperating today its spitting rain off and on.
    I just hope its decent Friday since our lesson was cancelled last week due to rain.
     
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  16. GaryB

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    Seems we both need to speak to the rain gods! ;)
     
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  17. horseandgoatmom

    horseandgoatmom Well-Known Member

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    Oh yes :);):D.
     
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  18. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    Well today we did the whole 3 Miles. Of tracks with another cob in walk and trot all the way round yay feel like a proper happy hacker again :) so proud of mels for not spooking round the tracks and tomorrow we go exploring the real hack off the yard with the cob :)

    I cannot stop smiling :)
     
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  19. horseandgoatmom

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    Excellent! You will have to start logging your distance now :)
     
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  21. Native Lover

    Native Lover Native Pony Fan

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    Today I was out for 2 hours of the yard down our farmer fields and the river bank even went through a ford.. 2 spooks that it the entire time out and lots of trotting to will have sexy legs by next summer at this rate lol
     
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